‘725 Video Adult Video Store’, one of the city’s most popular adult video stores, was robbed at gunpoint last April and police are now asking for the public’s help in capturing the male suspect.

Police said the unidentified man strolled up to a 50-year-old employee of the ‘725 Video Adult Video Store’ located at 725 6th Avenue at West 24th Street on Sunday, April 22 at 2:50 a.m., pulled out a gun and demanded all of the cash from the register. The armed gunman reportedly got a way with $900 from the employee and fled north on Sixth Avenue.

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The ‘725 Video Adult Video Store’ suspect is described as Black, in his 20s, approximately 5’5” and 145 lbs. He was last seen wearing a dark cap, a dark hooded sweat jacket and light-colored pants.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Article by: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer

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